Address: Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Telephone: 020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor: Professor Julius Weinberg
The mission of Kingston University is to:
- promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement;
- strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research;
- realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and
- equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy.
Although this statement was first made about 10 years ago, it continues to sum up the University’s key aspirations – widening participation, excellence in teaching and research, and enabling graduates to pursue successful careers as well as being active citizens.
Recent news from Kingston University
6 December: Researcher shines light on mystery of reindeer's changing eye colour at Christmas-themed Caf and #233; Scientifique
A Kingston University expert is set to offer a new insight into the finely-tuned vision of one of the festive season's favourite creatures at a special Caf and #233; Scientifique event.
28 November: Cash injection provides boost for Muir Hunter Museum of Bankruptcy
Kingston University has received a and #163;5,000 donation towards the digitisation of its unique archive of documents on the history of insolvency law.
19 November: Legal expert advises Government on use of pre-recorded testimony for vulnerable witnesses
A Kingston Law School professor has been invited to help the Ministry of Justice assess a pilot scheme allowing vulnerable court witnesses to have their cross-examination pre-recorded.
18 November: Automotive Supply Chain award puts engineering student in the driving seat for career success
An engineering enthusiast has won national recognition for her contribution to Kingston University's Formula Student electric racing car project.
15 November: Leading human rights lawyer Leslie Thomas predicts Mark Duggan ruling will be watched the world over
The lawyer representing the family of the man whose death sparked the 2011 London riots has received an honorary degree from Kingston University.